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15 January 2019 5:24 PM SA PRO14 derby promises 'clash of the 9's'

Cape Town - They may not be the biggest guys on the field when the Southern Kings take on the Cheetahs in the PRO14 Round 11 match on Friday, but an exciting battle can be expected between the scrumhalves from both teams in the South African derby. Two of the most experienced men from either side happen to be playing in the No9 position - Sarel Pretorius 140

15 January 2019 8:08 AM Bok No 9: Another new coach won’t disrupt Bulls

Cape Town - Bulls scrumhalf Ivan van Zyl believes a third Super Rugby coach in as many seasons will not prove disruptive for the Pretoria franchise. "It’s obviously ideal to have continuity but we’ve been working with coach Pote (Human) for long and everyone is excited to play for him. He was also part of our coaching team last year," Van Zyl told Netwerk 43

10 January 2019 4:39 PM Habana: Kolisi captaincy biggest Bok moment since Madiba in 1995

Cape Town - Former Springbok wing Bryan Habana believes that Siya Kolisi's national captaincy in 2018 was the most significant Bok moment since the 1995 Rugby World Cup. Kolisi led the Boks in 13 Tests last year and is the front-runner to captain the side at this year's World Cup in Japan. In an in-depth interview with CNN World Rugby, Habana praised 39

07 January 2019 8:48 AM Kolisi: Madiba wouldn't have supported quota system

Cape Town - Springbok captain Siya Kolisi says he does not want to be picked because of the colour of his skin and that former President Nelson Mandela would not support a quota system in South African sport. Kolisi was speaking to Kyodo News during a recent trip to Japan where he was speaking as an ambassador for Panasonic. Kolisi, the first black man to ever captain 57

31 December 2018 11:26 AM Sale tie down Faf de Klerk till 2023

London - World Player of the Year nominee Faf De Klerk committed his future to Sale Sharks by signing an extended contract to 2023, the English club announced on Monday. The South African has shone for club and country since joining Sale at the start of the 2017/18 season. "It's humbling to know a club wants to extend your contract, even though you still 36

13 December 2018 2:16 PM WATCH: Bok duo perform as back-up dancers for Jack Parow

Cape Town - Springboks Cornal Hendricks and Lionel Mapoe performed "Cooler as Ekke" with Afrikaans rapper, Jack Parow, at the second annual Brightrock Players Choice Awards in Johannesburg on Tuesday. There were also performances by Parow and Refentse as well as other players including Elton Jantjies, Hacjivah Dayimani and SP Marais. Springbok hooker 165

13 December 2018 9:20 AM Forgotten Bok still harbours RWC ambitions

Cape Town - Loose forward Uzair Cassiem, who boasts eight Tests for the Springboks, says he still harbours hope of earning a recall to the national fold. The 28-year-old played all his Tests during the tumultuous reign of Allister Coetzee and has been out of the Bok fold since Rassie Erasmus took over. Cassiem has since moved to Welsh outfit Scarlets 37

11 December 2018 7:50 AM Forgotten Bok linked with move to Lions

Cape Town - Forgotten Springbok lock Stephan Lewies is reportedly set to join the Lions. Lewies is currently playing for the Kamaishi Seawaves in Japan, but according to SA Rugbymag, the 26-year-old could link up with the Lions ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby competition. Lewies has been on the Sharks’ books since 2012 but his career has been blighted 42

10 December 2018 4:29 PM 3 Boks named in NZ rugby magazine's World XV

Cape Town - A popular New Zealand rugby magazine has included three Springboks in their 2018 World XV. NZ Rugby World has picked scrumhalf Faf de Klerk, flank Pieter-Steph du Toit and hooker Malcolm Marx in their team of the year. There are seven All Blacks in the team, as well as two players each from England and Ireland and one from Scotland. 15 Elliot 43

03 December 2018 9:45 AM Rassie: Kolisi will captain Boks at 2019 RWC

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has given his backing to the team’s captain Siya Kolisi. After being named the first black Springbok captain, Kolisi led the Boks in 13 of their 14 Tests in 2018. The Boks won seven of the 13 Tests under Kolisi’s leadership and Erasmus has backed the 27-year-old heading into next year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan 50